#9 Best Public Universities in Maryland

Morgan State University

Baltimore, Maryland

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Student Population
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Location Baltimore, Maryland
Online morgan.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
Morgan State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Morgan State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 15,564 prospective students applied, and 13,557 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,326 enrolled in the school.  7,402 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,067 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $5,477 plus fees of $2,531. Morgan State is ranked 948 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Morgan State University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Morgan State is rated within the lower 20% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
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SAT 850/1090
ACT 16/20
GPA 3.1
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Nov 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $35

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Annual Cost to Attend

Maryland Resident Tuition
In State Costs for Morgan State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$2,531
Room and Board $11,894
Budget for Other Expenses$3,565
Total One Year Cost$25,467
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Morgan State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$2,531
Room and Board $11,894
Budget for Other Expenses$3,565
Total One Year Cost$35,938

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
28% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Morgan State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Engineering 11%
Communication 11%
Health Professions 8%
Social Sciences 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163453 IPEDS survey data for Morgan State University.

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